- a white crystalline powder, C7H5Cl2NO4S, having a strong chlorinelike odor, used to disinfect water.
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This acid, on chlorination at low temperatures, yields p-sulphondichloraminobenzoic acid (halazone).
Halazone is a white crystalline solid, sparingly soluble in water and chloroform, and insoluble in petroleum.